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Finding a Gardener in Askam: When your Askam garden starts looking rather droopy and under the weather, it is either time to get your gardening togs on or time to call in some expert help. Now, you should be looking for the "right" kind of help in the shape of a professional gardener rather than the "geezer down the street" who puts his hand to anything. Generally speaking that "fella down the street" will have very little gardening knowledge, while any self-respecting Askam gardener be bursting with horticultural expertise. If you don't know who to choose, keep reading.

Askam Gardener - Find a Decent One

You want your prized garden to be treated with a certain level of respect by somebody who knows precisely what they're up to. This means that finding a local Askam gardener who does a good job and can be trusted should be your aim. The importance of this cannot be stressed enough, when certain shrubs and trees are involved. Don't make do with any Tom, Dick or Harry, get yourself a decent gardener.

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Whether your garden is large or small, there will always be jobs that need attending to on a routine basis. Gardener visits will generally need to be more regular in spring and summer, with jobs being done more frequently. In general hedge pruning, general cleaning, lawn mowing and weeding are the common jobs that people in Askam need doing in their gardens. Many gardeners will also be happy to take care of jobs like laying patios, repairing fences, cleaning driveways and waste clearance

Expect to shell out something like £20 per hour for hiring the expertise of a professional gardener, the "fellow down the street" will be a bit cheaper. Usually gardeners will not be happy doing just one hours work. The majority will generally prefer to spend 2 to 3 hours on each visit. If you think that this is just to stretch the job out, think again. They have to travel to and from your home, they have to unload mowers and garden tools, and they will probably have to load your waste onto their trailer and take it to a nearby rubbish tip.

Give short shrift to any Askam gardener who expects to be paid up front before doing any work. It is not unusual for gardeners to ask for payment in cash, but only after the work is done. You don't want any arguments about payment in the future, so be sure to get a receipt.

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Prior to work commencing give the gardener a clear picture of what you're expecting to be done. Any self-respecting gardener will be more than happy to help you get your garden in order, use this help and guidance wisely. It is always a good idea to check if your gardener includes the removal of waste in his/her service, this is not always the case.

Working outdoors can be tough and thirsty work, so make sure that there is the offer of a cold or hot drink to help the day along. Such kindnesses are much appreciated and will likely be repaid by extra efforts on your behalf. By chatting with your gardener you can start to establish a friendly relationship, this should enable you to immerse yourself in their ideas and soak up some of their gardening knowledge. In doing this, don't prevent them from getting on with their work, because this will make the job take longer and cost you more money in the long run.

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If your plan is to not just have your garden tidied up but also to have it completely re-designed, you may need someone other than a standard gardener. These days computer programs are available to help with garden design, not all gardeners will have access to this. Discuss this with your gardener and see how they feel about it. It could be that in the end you need to contact an expert.

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Tree Surgery Askam

If needed, some of the better gardeners in Askam will be prepared to do some basic tree surgery tasks, as the majority of them will have a basic knowledge of plants and trees. For minor cutting back and pruning, your local Askam gardener ought to have all the appropriate skills, but it is best to use the professional services of a qualified tree surgeon for any major work.

It is not uncommon for larger trees to become overgrown, causing a hazard to utility lines or even your property. Additionally building footings, terraces, driveways and sewage pipework can be damaged by tree roots, so keeping a watchful eye on any trees on your land is vitally important. Talk to your gardener if you believe that any trees on your property in Askam are causing issues, because they will very likely be able to help to resolve the issue, or know of somebody who can. (Tags: Tree Surgery Askam, Tree Surgeons Askam, Tree Damages Askam).

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